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[Envelope from M. C. Elliott to Linnet White, August 28, 1917]

Description: Envelope from M. C. Elliott at 3335 [Montgall] Ave., Kansas City, Missouri to Linnet White, addressed as Mrs. Claude D. White in Denver, Colorado. It is postmarked Kansas City, Missouri August 17, 1917, and the date Aug 28 is also stamped on the front. The return address is written on the back, along with some other handwritten notes. The right edge of the envelope has been torn.
Date: August 17, 1917
Creator: Elliott, M. C.
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[Entries from J. C. Moore's Journal, August 1864]

Description: Entries from J.C. Moore's journal addressed to Charles B. Moore. In the first entry, he acknowledges papers and letters previously sent by Charles B. Moore. He also discusses the lives of several friends and family members in his hometown of Flat Woods, Tennessee, and comments on the occasional robberies and raids in the town. Moore describes the recent rainy weather and it's effects on the local agricultural endeavors. In an entry dated August 11, the Moore describes in detail an armed gang robbery that occurred in the town. In an entry dated August 18, he follows up with a description of the capture of two robbers.
Date: August 1864
Creator: Moore, J. C.
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[Invitation to a Ball in Honor of General La Fayette]

Description: Invitation to a Ball to honor the arrival of General Lafayette to the city of Nashville, Tennessee in April, 1825. There is an engraved illustration of an arch made up of two pillars with statues
Date: 1825
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[Journal entries from C. B. Moore's Journal]

Description: Charles B. Moore's original journal entries. The first entry he talks about dotards. The next entry he talks about his failing health and his hope that he goes fast. He doesn't want to worry his wife and daughter and still wants to provide for them. He tells Joseph to not mention this to anyone and that he is open to suggestions on how to use his land after he dies. He repeats the entry on dotards twice. He then writes directly to Joseph K. Henry.
Date: 1899
Creator: Moore, C. B.
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[Envelope from L. B. Price Mercantile Co. to Linnet White, August 8, 1917]

Description: Envelope from L. B. Price Mercantile Co. at the Price Building in Fort Worth, Texas to Linnet White, addressed as Mrs. Claude D. White in Manitou, Colorado. It is postmarked Fort Worth, Texas August 8, 1917. The date August 15, 1917 is also stamped on the front. The right edge of the envelope has been torn.
Date: August 8, 1917
Creator: L. B. Price Mercantile Co.
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[Envelope addressed to Miss Linnet Moore, October 7, 1897]

Description: Envelope addressed to Miss Linnet Moore in Chambersville, Collin County, Texas. It was sent by Birdie McGee and read by Linnet on October 13, 1987. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. October 7, 1897. The right side of the envelope is torn, and the top right corner, where the stamp would have been, had been cut away. There is some writing in pencil on the back and another postmark from McKinney, Texas on October 9, 1897.
Date: October 7, 1897
Creator: McGee, Birdie
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[Envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White, October 24, 1916]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mrs. Claude D. White in Fort Worth, Texas. It is from Hogin & McKinley General Insurance and Long Time Loans in Gallatin, Tennessee. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. October 24, 1916. The top right corner, where the stamp would have been, has been torn off. "R7-Box 52" is written in the bottom left corner.
Date: October 24, 1915
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[Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore, April 20, 1895]

Description: Envelope addressed to Mr. Charles B. Moore in Melissa, Collin County, Texas. It was sent by Will McGee and received on April 24, 1895, according to the hand-written note in the bottom left corner. It is postmarked Gallatin, Tenn. APR 20, 1895. The top right corner, where the stamp would have been, has been cut away.
Date: April 20, 1895
Creator: McGee, Will
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[Journal entry by Henry S. Moore, August 11, 1871]

Description: Journal entry by Henry Moore. Mentions trading, camping, and traveling through the countryside into Oklahoma and Chickasaw territory.
Date: August 2, 1871
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
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[Typed copy of letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant to Charles Moore, September 11, 1863]

Description: Typed copy of a letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant, describing divisions of Union and Confederate loyalty amongst friends and neighbors and their own story of being refugees. In addition, their crops are doing well but there aren't enough laborers to work the fields. It is typed on yellow paper, and some words or phrases are missing.
Date: unknown
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[Personal Notebook]

Description: A notebook containing loose-leaf pages with handwritten text that includes a discussions of American politics and the value of gold and silver as a standard for currency, duties on imported goods, and religion. It also includes at least partial letters to friends from Charles Moore, copies of letters from friends, and some practice in shorthand. There is a cover with an illustration of a fisherman steering a boat on the front, and it says "Pilot."
Date: 1892~
Creator: [Moore, Charles B.]
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[Typed copy of letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, March 13, 1862]

Description: Typed copy of letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, discussing Henry Moore's experience as a cavalryman in a Confederate regiment during the Battle of Pea Ridge. He describes terrible weather, engaging the Union Soldiers, and eventually retreating. It is typed on yellow paper, and some words or phrases are missing.
Date: unknown
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[Envelope, May 13, 1890]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is an envelop sent for an unknown writer. The envelope is Addressed to Charles B. Moore who was located in Melissa, Texas. The postal stamp is from Nashville, Tennessee and it is dated May 13, 1890. The back of the envelop has a post marked stamp from Melissa, Texas with no date.
Date: May 13, 1890
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[Personal statement, September 30, 1901]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a personal statement by C. B. Moore which was written when Moore was 79 years old. He is noting that his age has surpassed the age of his father's and grandfather's death. Moore states that he does not expect to live much longer and details that he has his will and estate in place, but would like to emphasize that his wife and daughter receive his estate in his passing. He furthers that his daughter will receive more land, some money, and a filly named Trixy. Also, he states that he has full confidence in his wife's financial ability. The statement is dated September 30, 1901.
Date: September 3, 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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[Receipr from Otto Wettstein, January 30, 1899]

Description: Receipt from Otto Wettsein, "The Liberal Jeweler," for C. B. Moore of Chambersville, Texas for a watch ordered by Linnet Moore. There is a note regretting the delay in getting the watch to Linnet.
Date: January 30, 1899
Creator: Wettstein, Otto
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[Money Receipt, July 23, 1891]

Description: Money Receipt received from C. B. Moore and valued at $175.00. It was addressed to J. K. Dodd in Pauls Valley. The back of the document lists the services available fro Wells, Fargo & Co's Express.
Date: July 23, 1891
Creator: Lewis, W. H.
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[Freight Receipt, December 12, 1891]

Description: Freight receipt made out to C. B. Moore for one box valued at $5.50 and sent to J. K Dodd in Pauls Valley, Indian Territory.
Date: December 30, 1891
Creator: Graves, G. H.
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[Receipt for Life Insurance, December 1, 1902]

Description: Receipt for the payment of a premium due to the Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company. The receipt was issued on December 1, 1902 on the life of Claude D. White.
Date: December 1, 1909
Creator: Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company
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[Receipt from A. J. Krause Grocers]

Description: Receipt from A. J. Krause, Staple and Fancy Groceries of McKinney, Texas that was filled out for C. B. Moore for the purchase of Alfalfa Clover in 1892.
Date: September 25, 1892
Creator: Krause, A. J.
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